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Ranked #79 of 2,477 Restaurants in Charlotte
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $31 - $40
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Fairview Road
Description: Craving fresh, day boat seafood and sushi? Upstream, located in the heart of the bustling South park area at Phillips Place, offers guests an innovative menu created by Executive Chef, Tom Dyrness. With a list of awards, including the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence, The Dirona Award, Zagat and being named one of the “best new restaurants in the country” by Esquire’s John Mariani, Upstream is the place to have a spectacular dining experience whenever dining in Charlotte.
Reviewed June 26, 2012

I just had lunch with a friend today at Upstream; we both ordered a salmon dish. I requested that mine be well done, but it arrived quite undercooked. The server returned it to the kitchen where it was more thoroughly cooked. As compensation, the server offered us both complimentary desserts. We ordered two coffees and a trio of gelato. That's what I call customer service! The food was very nice; the lunch time atmosphere was quiet and conducive to good conversation with friends.

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Reviewed June 23, 2012

Go early on Sunday and get the oysters at the brunch. If you're late, there's still tons of fabulous cuisine to eat for a good price. Beautiful surroundings, nice servers, but this is one of Charlotte's best fish places. Only real place to get oysters.

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Reviewed June 21, 2012

food was great. interesting combinations. huge asian influence. service was professional, but very slow. waited 40 minutes for appetizers

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Reviewed June 10, 2012

Friendly servers and great food. Good flexibility too. i asjked for the "special" fish of the day to be prepared in a different way and they did it without blinking. Great wine selection too. The mussels are very good.

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Thank BlueMonsoon
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Reviewed June 6, 2012

After several visits ordering seafood dishes, took a chance and ordered the chicken. What a pleasant surprise!! Pair the chicken with baby broccoli and it's a meal that's tasty and satisfying. For a seafood restaurant they did it really well. The drawback? It took about 25 minutes for our meal to arrive but it was well worth the wait. Staff is pleasant and efficient.

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Thank texascouple21
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